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North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival Set for Marion, NC


Some of the performers at this the three-day event include Dailey & Vincent, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, The Seldom Scene, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Nothin' Fancy, Goldwing Express, The Moron Brothers, Dry Branch Fire Squad, The Gibson Brothers, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show. 



Rhonda Vincent & The Rage - 7 time Female Vocalist of the Year and Queen of Bluegrass


Marion, North Carolina, July 8, 2014 - Adams Bluegrass, LLC, has announced that the 40th Annual North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival will again be held on August 14, 15 & 16 at Tom Johnson Rally Park and Camping Center at 1885 U.S. Highway 70 West in Marion, NC.
The three-day event begins Thursday, August 14th at 12:00 noon and goes until 10:00 p.m. daily.  Open Stage daily from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon.  


Thursday’s lineup features Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, The Marksmen, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Russell Moore (IBMA Male Vocalist 2010-2012) & IIIrd Tyme Out.  Other featured artists include, Rhonda Vincent (Queen of Bluegrass and IBMA Female Vocalist seven straight years) and The Rage.  Also featured will be country music legend Gene Watson and The Farewell Party Band performing one 90-minute show at 8:30 p.m. with special guest, Rhonda Vincent. 
Friday’s lineup of talent begins at 12:00 noon and goes until 10:00 p.m. featuring Appalachian Express, The Primitive Quartet, Goldwing Express, The Gibson Brothers (IBMA Entertainers of the Year 2013), The Seldom Scene and Nothin’ Fancy.


Saturday’s lineup begins at 12:00 noon and goes until 10:00 p.m. featuring Cody Shuler & Pine Mountain Railroad, Tony Holt & The Wildwood Valley Boys, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Comedians, The Moron Brothers and Dailey & Vincent (IBMA Entertainers of the Year 2008-2010) will perform one 90 minute show beginning at 7:30 pm.  Jimmy Fortune will perform at 7:00 pm (formerly with The Statler Brothers and Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Country Music Hall of Fame winner) and again with Dailey & Vincent at 9:00 pm.
The Tom Johnson Camping Center and Rally Park has 532 hookups, including water, electric, most with sewer, bathhouses, as well as RV sales and service.  Also a restaurant serving breakfast and lunch with other hot food concessions are on site.  Bring lawn chairs (no high back chairs).  This is a family show and no alcoholic beverages are allowed in the concert area.  Security will be on duty.  
The show goes on rain or shine under a covered pavilion, with tickets available at the gate.  Daily ticket prices are $30.00 for adults in advance until August 4th, then $35.00 at the gate.  A 3-day adult ticket is $75.00 in advance and $85.00 at the gate.  Children ages 6-13--$15.00 per day or 3 days for $40.00 in advance, $45.00 at the gate.  Children under 6 are free when accompanied by parents.  Tickets may be ordered online at


Sound by Blue Ridge Sound, Sherry Boyd, M.C. 
For more information:, Phone: (706) 864-7203 or Tom Johnson Rally Park (1-800) 225-7802.


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